OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, February 25, 2008, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Pro Tem Adams presided.

 

Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, Maureen Donker, Hollis McKeag, Joseph Rokosz

Councilmen absent:

Bruce Johnson

 

Authorized execution of final settlement documents with the Midland Cogeneration Venture in connection with pending tax appeals.

 

Held public hearing and approved revisions to Zoning Ordinance No. 1585.

 

Held public hearing and approved the 2007-08 Equipment Revolving Fund budget amendment for the replacement of a salt/plow truck totaled in a recent accident.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Diesel Truck Sales of Saginaw, Michigan for the purchase of one single axle dump truck, in the amount of $76,102.

 

Held public hearing and approved the 2007-08 Municipal Service Center Rental Fund budget for the purchase and installation of a generator to supply backup power to the facility during power outages.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Bridgeway Power of Traverse City, Michigan for the purchase of a generator to serve as a backup supply for the Municipal Service Center facility, in the amount of $46,606.56.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance to amend Section 21-70 – Civic Arena Fees.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance to amend Section 21-71 – Golf Course Fees.

 

Received and filed the 2008 Annual Sidewalk Report.

 

Received and filed the Joint Building Authority Annual Report for the year ended June 30, 2007.

 

Authorized City Attorney to review and approve future real estate documents and the City Manager, or his designee, to execute said documents.

 

Approved annexation of property located at 7550 Eastman Avenue from Larkin Township through the joint resolution process.

 

Accepted the resignation of Doug Chapman from the Downtown Development Authority.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase orders to Lee’s Mowing Service in the amount of $7,110.76 per month beginning approximately April through October 31 for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010 provided funds are appropriated in those fiscal years.

 

Authorized payment to the Michigan Baseball Foundation for the construction of a water main at the Dow Diamond Baseball Stadium, in the amount of $171,321.92.

 

Authorized execution of purchase agreement for the purchase of property at 4574 E. Wheeler Road in the amount of $122,000.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 12,500 gallons of diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil for $35,450 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on February 14, 2008.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 12,502 gallons of unleaded fuel from Hirschman Oil for $28,992.14 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on February 15, 2008.

 

Named City Manager as Transportation Coordinator and stated the City’s intentions to apply for Federal and State Operating Assistance.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, March 10, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed approval of a Brownfield Redevelopment Plan for Hotel Holdings Cinema, LLC.

 

DETAILS ON ALL ITEMS AVAILABLE AT CITY CLERK’S OFFICE.

 

Summary contains only City Council action.  Discussion items by citizens are not included.  Details on Council meetings may be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office or a video of the entire meeting may be purchased from MCTV at 837-3477.

 

                                                                                    APPROVED:

 

 

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Selina Tisdale                                                              John E. Duso

City Clerk                                                                    Assistant City Manager

Midland, Michigan